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August 13, 2009

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Destination Tobacco-Free

Priority groups for H1N1 vaccination
National campaign to prevent pediatric medical errors
Final IPPS rule for fiscal year 2010
Government funds available for healthcare training
Hurry up! Congress2009 only 1 month away
Access to all 2009 e-newsletters
State-by-state guide to RN license renewal 2009

Destination Tobacco-Free
  Destination Tobacco-Free contains tools developed by the Washington Health Foundation to help hospitals and health systems achieve a smoke-free campus. The project was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Smoking Cessation Leadership Center, which will host a free Webinar on the tool on September 10. More
Priority groups for H1N1 vaccination
  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends that the following groups be targeted for initial vaccination against H1N1 flu: pregnant women, people who live with or care for children under age 6 months, healthcare and emergency services personnel, children and young adults ages 6 months to 24, and adults ages 25 to 64 with chronic health disorders or compromised immune systems. More
National campaign to prevent pediatric medical errors
  As part of its Speak Up program, The Joint Commission is launching a national education campaign to help parents make a difference in their children’s care by asking the right questions and being actively involved, whether it’s at the healthcare provider’s office, in the hospital, or even at home. More
Final IPPS rule for fiscal year 2010
  Average inpatient payments will increase by 1.6% in fiscal year 2010, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ hospital inpatient and long-term care prospective payment system final rule. More
Government funds available for healthcare training
  $200 million is available through Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support grants, loans, loan repayment, and scholarships to expand the training of healthcare professionals. More
Hurry up! Congress2009 only 1 month away
  Don't miss the 30th annual Nursing Management Congress2009, September 9 through12 at the Hilton Chicago. More
Access to all 2009 e-newsletters
  You can now access archived versions of the e-newsletters we offer through NursingCenter at
State-by-state guide to RN license renewal 2009
  Get all the specifics on state licensure, including the license period, fees, and continuing education requirements at

Management CE: Nursing the spirit
  Consider the health needs of individuals as integrated persons rather than as biological systems. More  

All Children’s Hospital is in the process of building a 259-bed hospital, with several adjacent outpatient centers, that will together cover a total of one million square feet. This extraordinary complex, opening December 2009, will provide a new state-of-the-art home for dozens of advanced pediatric specialties that are critical to saving young lives.

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NEW! Ask the Experts about Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)

A distinguished panel of experts in epidemiology, infection control, and nursing are available via e-mail to help other clinicians reduce the levels of CAUTI in their facilities.

Visit the Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Learning Center to learn in-depth information and to ask your question…

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Hospital Acquired Conditions: Prevent and reduce the impact on patients, your nursing staff, and the hospital:

The recent CMS mandate presents challenges to your nursing staff and the hospital. Reducing the incidence of hospital acquired conditions, including pressure ulcers, catheter-related bloodstream infections and surgical site infections, is not only critical to patient care, it is crucial to minimizing the financial impact on the hospital. Learn strategies to help prevent Hospital Acquired Conditions through free CE credit, webcasts and more...

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Coming in Nursing Management's September issue
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  • Primary care in the ED--Why?
  • Getting “lean” the grassroots way
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